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English Gold Repousse Quarter Repeater

Price : £3,700.00
Circa 1760
Diameter   47 mm       Depth   16 mm

A mid 18th Century English quarter repeating cylinder in 22 carat gold repousse pair cases.  Full plate fire gilt fusee movement, gilt dust cover pierced to reveal the regulator disc and diamond endstone.  Pierced and engraved cock, pierced and engraved plate for the silver regulator disc. Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel.  Push pendant quarter repeating on a bell in the back of the case.  Later white enamel dial with Roman numerals, pierced gilt hands.  Pierced and engraved gold inner case, gold push pendant and bow.  Gold outer case, the repousse back decorated with a classical scene of a soldier and a woman, pierced and engraved around the edge and on the front bezel.

Signed       Wm Marshall London

The movement appears to be a purpose made replacement as the bell has been drilled a second time to accommodate it